Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening: winners take home the Matterhorn!
In Kitzbühel there's the golden chamois, while the World Cup race in Levi is traditionally associated with reindeer. A victory trophy will be awarded for the first time in Zermatt at the end of October and the winners of the first cross-border World Cup races can look forward to the Matterhorn – in the truest sense of the word.
Final Snow Control on Saturday, October 22nd
FIS will carry out a final snow control for on Saturday 22nd October for the Audi FIS World Cup Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening races. The men’s speed races are scheduled to take place 29-30 October on the Gran Becca. After holding a preliminary snow control today it was decided, based on the favorable forecast, to hold a final snow control on Saturday.
Franz Julen : "That's the idea!"
On October 29 and 30 with the men and November 5 and 6 with the women, weather permitting, the first cross-border World Cup event dedicated to speed with the complicity of two countries will be celebrated: the Gran Becca starts on Swiss territory and arrives on Italian territory. The story of Franz Julen, president of the organizing committee.
Spektakuläres Rahmenprogramm bei der Weltcup-Premiere, Teil 1
Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening – das ist nicht nur Spitzensport vom Allerfeinsten. Den Skifans aus aller Welt wird sowohl in Zermatt als auch in Cervinia ein spektakuläres Rahmenprogramm geboten, das keine Wünsche offen lässt. Hier die Höhepunkte der ersten Woche.
Renowned partners provide support for the Speed Opening
On 29 October we will see the start of the very first cross-border World Cup ski race. The Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening will be supported by Sunrise, HUGO BOSS, BKW and OCHSNER SPORT as well as three other renowned national and international partners.
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn: Safely home thanks to extra buses!
On the two downhill weekends on Friday and Saturday night (28/29 October and 4/5 November), two extra trips are planned from Täsch in the direction of Visp/Brig with the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn rail replacement. The two additional night buses will run at 23.45 and 00.45 from Täsch / Bahnhofplatz to Visp/Brig (arrival time 00.45 and 01.45 respectively). The two extra buses will wait for the Zermatt shuttle train so that visitors to the Matterhorn Cervino Speed Opening can get home safely even at a late hour!